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Does anyone know if Cummins made a lower coolant neck that points towards the front of the engine instead of down? If so, where could I find a part number for that? Thanks, Jed
 

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I thought I could see some fresh welds when I was looking at your engine in your Dodge. I guess that's what I'll have to do. Thanks! Jed
 

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I have always made mine by taking the 45 degree and cutting it in half. Then rotate the two pieces so they are straight and Tig her back.

However, yesterday a friend gave me a Cummins Part number for a straight connection. I have not yet confirmed this to be correct or even a good number. But the number he gave me is 3934876 Water Inlet Connection, Straight

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My 6bt has a short straight inlet, I can get a P/N or a picture if you are intersted. I am just going to put a 90* silicone bend on it to the rad. This will then clear the belt.If cummins made a forward facing one it would probably be short and interfere with the belt routing.

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I have always made mine by taking the 45 degree and cutting it in half. Then rotate the two pieces so they are straight and Tig her back.

However, yesterday a friend gave me a Cummins Part number for a straight connection. I have not yet confirmed this to be correct or even a good number. But the number he gave me is 3934876 Water Inlet Connection, Straight

Paul
WOW! Apparently that part number is good, and the inlet is made of platinum/titanium mix with a diamond studded gasket. $200. Oh well. I guess I'll continue making my 'frankenhose'
 

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I mill off the 45 degree one and weld a piece of straight tubing on. Works great for any non-dodge accesories. Doesn't interfere with the belt at all.
 

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You may try contacting a CASE heavy equiptment dealership, Case uses Cummins, and when I have priced parts with them before, it's sometimes half as expensive. Its like buying Sams Choice pop from Wal-Mart, almost the exact same stuff, but without the name brand price. :beer:
 

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Read somewhere that the lower inlet on the stationary engines is straight out the front, but I can't confirm that...

-Scotty
 

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The part number listed above is in fact the front inlet piece. I will try CASE tomorrow. Hopefully they will have something for a little less.
 

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cut a plate punch out the center and make the tubes fit anyway you want....won't be anymore difficult than building an engine mount...have a sample photo of one we built if you'd like to see it...drop me an email address and I'll send it, will be later this week as I'm headed out.
 

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cut a plate punch out the center and make the tubes fit anyway you want....won't be anymore difficult than building an engine mount...have a sample photo of one we built if you'd like to see it...drop me an email address and I'll send it, will be later this week as I'm headed out.
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What is a plate punch cut ? I am not familiar with that term ?

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I thiink he means

To make a flat plate and punch a water inlet hole into it . Then weld up an elbow or whatever you want .
 

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cut out a plate and either punch the center out for the water flow or use a hole saw, you can use your existing connection for a pattern for the mounting bolts...we built one that is a little odd but works extremely well....we use stainless
 

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The engine I got from a ford had a down neck, but it was all steel. I used some exhaust els and snaked it over the frame and to the front. I think it took three carfully cut and rotated sections to get it right. It was a major pain, but works.
 
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